Dr. James Bates, DDS

Dr. James Bates, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. James Bates, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1985 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.

3001 Knox St Ste 301

Dallas, TX 75205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bates performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dentofacial Anomalies
very high
more than 99% of peers
Maxillary Hypoplasia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Mandibular Hypoplasia
very high
more than 39% of peers

Dr. Bates's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bates "D.D.S., M.D."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

46  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • American Board Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1988-89
  • Texas Super Dentists, 2006, 2010
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award for Outstanding Achievment, 1979
  • Robert J. Salem Award for Outstanding Achievement in Surgery, 1985
  • Best Doctors in Dallas, D Magazine, 1991
Media & Publications
  • A Modified Approach to the Surgical Correction of Chin Deformities., 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bates' Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bates to family and friends
31 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Bates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Bates and his staff are very professional and accommodating. I have gone through an initial evaluation and he diagnosed my condition quickly. I know I must have surgery to correct this problem and I will do so. He seemed to genuinely care about my welfare. His entire staff was friendly and...more
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Yelled at his staff. Terrible.
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We acknowledge and regret this individual's experience with our practice. We always strive to exceed patient expectations! Unfortunately, privacy concerns prevent us from addressing this patient's issues in this forum. We encourage individuals with complaints to address them directly with our staff, and we work hard to amicably resolve all outstanding concerns. We invite you to contact us directly at our office in order to come to a full resolution, and we hope to regain your trust!

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I was in and out with no wait and the price went way down for the replacement device that I needed
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If you want your SO to be forced to wait in the office during the procedure with an entitled staff who think a little too much about themselves and not enough about their patient - then this person is for you
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We acknowledge and regret this patient's experience with our practice. We always strive to exceed patient expectations! Unfortunately, privacy concerns prevent us from addressing this patient's issues in this forum. We encourage individuals with complaints to address them directly with our staff, and we work hard to amicably resolve all outstanding concerns. We invite you to contact us directly at our office in order to come to a full resolution, and we hope to regain your trust!

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Awesome doctor! Staff is very helpful and kind. Great all around experience
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